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[ pono is here! ]

pono is here!

Pono is here! The Record Exchange is now carrying the PonoPlayer, a high-resolution digital music player created with the intent of providing a higher quality digital listening experience.

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[ 2014 staff picks ]

2014 staff picks

After weeks of scrutiny, Record Exchange staffers have completed their 2014 Top 10 lists, and leading up to Christmas we will be posting individual lists here on the website. Visit the store to view the lists in realtime and shop our special '14 Staff Picks display. Let the judgment begin!

VIEW STAFF LISTS HERE

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The Record Exchange is a proud partner with Boise's Payette Brewing Company! Enjoy Payette Brewing Company beer (and for free!) at Record Exchange events such as Record Store Day, the annual holiday Bonus Club Sale and our singer-songwriter Birthday Bash celebrations!

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[ go listen boise ]

go listen boise

Go Listen Boise is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization with the mission of fostering a vibrant and diverse musical culture in the Boise area.

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rx amazon store

Visit The Record Exchange's Amazon Marketplace store to shop for rare and discount CDs, vinyl, DVDs and books. Live in Boise? Order online and arrange for in-store pickup!

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[ treefort music fest ]

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The Record Exchange is a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Treefort Music Fest, taking place March 25-29 throughout Downtown Boise. With an amazing lineup of national, regional and local music, including TV on the Radio, Trampled By Turtles, Built to Spill, Josh Ritter, Joyce Manor and hundreds more, the Treefort Music Fest is one of the most anticipated events on the Treasure Valley music calendar.

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[ ritter treefort bundles ]

ritter treefort bundles

Josh Ritter is returning to Boise for a special performance at the Cathedral of the Rockies during Treefort Music Fest, and The Record Exchange has exclusive album/ticket bundles (CD and LP) that get you a guaranteed-admission ticket to the show and Ritter's new album Acoustic Live Vol. 1!

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[ rx top 10 ]

rx top 10

1. Smoke + Mirrors
Imagine Dragons
2. Shadows in the Night
Bob Dylan
3. Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions
Robert Earl Keen
4. Terraplane
Steve Earle and the Dukes
5. Terminal Current
The Ravenna Colt
6. Hozier
Hozier
7. Onward & Sideways
Joshua Radin
8. Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
9. I Love You, Honeybear
Father John Misty
10. Wallflower
Diana Krall

[ sell us your stuff! ]

sell us your stuff!

The Record Exchange buys and trades used CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs and vinyl in good condition Monday-Saturday until 9 p.m. and Sunday until 6 p.m.

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[ INFOTAINMENT ]

October 25th, 2013

SUPER SALES IN THE RX GIFT SHOP!

photo(33)We’re getting ready for the holidays in The Record Exchange Gift Shop, and that means it’s time to clear some shelves and pass on some savings to you in the process.

To wit:

25% off Umbra frames, jewelry boxes/stands and home décor

20% off tiki kitchenware

50% off select rock tees

20% off soaps and lotions

Additional 20% off clearance items

October 25th, 2013

HALLOWEEN AT THE RX: KILLER MAKEUP, TATTOOS AND COSTUME ACCESSORIES!

The beauty of Halloween is you get to transform your appearance and persona, and more and more makeup and costume accessories are appearing to make it easier to look the part AND wash it all off the next day.

Our selection includes Manic Panic’s Dye Hard Temporary Hair Color Styling Gel, Instant Eye Liner and Glam Strip Hair Extensions.

We also have an assortment of glitter sticks, temporary tattoos and other flair for your fall fun!

October 24th, 2013

HALLOWEEN 2013 AT THE RX: ANIMAL HEADS AND OTHER CREEPY MASKS!

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They’re back!

The popular animal head masks have overtaken the store, and this year for Halloween we’ve brought in our widest variety yet – birds, livestock, reptiles and more. Fly in the air, get down on the farm, go prehistoric!

We also have an assortment of other masked wonders, from the classic Lucha Libre to the head-and-face-covering knitted Chewbacca.

October 17th, 2013

HALLOWEEN ’14 AT THE RX: WICKEDEYEZ THEATRICAL CONTACT LENSES!

wickedeyez lensesGoing for authenticity or extra-creepy this year? WickedeyeZ theatrical professional lenses have you covered on both accounts.

Widely used in theater or movie productions, these high-quality contact lenses come in a variety of styles, including cats, wolves, vampires, zombies and other creatures of the night.

All lenses are FDA approved and made for occasional wear — with proper care, they’ll last up to a year, so you can wear them again and again!

Note: Must be 18 years or older to purchase. The Record Exchange requires the purchaser to sign a waiver of liability.